Elementor contact form

How to Make a Free Elementor Contact Form (The BEST Way)

Do you want to create a free Elementor contact form? A contact form will let your visitors get in touch even if they don’t know your email address.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you the best way to add a contact form to your Elementor page. This option works great with all versions of Elementor, and it’s completely ‘no-code’!

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How Do I Set Up an Elementor Contact Form?

The easiest way to set up an Elementor contact form is with the WPForms plugin.

WPForms is the best form builder for WordPress. It’s perfect for Elementor sites because it integrates right with the Elementor page builder.

New Elementor contact form

WPForms is the best WordPress Form Builder plugin. Get it for free!

You can use the free WPForms plugin, or upgrade to the paid version to get a ton more features!

The Pro version of the WPForms form builder plugin lets you:

If you want to know exactly what you’ll get in each version, you can learn the differences between WPForms Lite vs Pro.

Let’s walk through the process of creating a contact form with WPForms and Elementor!

How to Make a Free Elementor Contact Form

This tutorial will show you how to create an Elementor form using WPForms Lite or Pro. Here are the steps we’re going to work through:

  1. Install the WPForms Plugin
  2. Create Your Website Contact Page
  3. Make Your Elementor Contact Form
  4. Publish Your Elementor Contact Form Page

Let’s get the plugin set up first.

Step 1: Install the WPForms Plugin

The first thing you’ll want to do is install the WPForms plugin. If you need help with this, check out this easy tutorial on how to install a WordPress plugin.

Now that WPForms is installed, be sure to click the Activate button. If you’re using WPForms Lite, you can click Activate on the plugins page to start.

Active your Elementor contact form plugin

If the Elementor page builder’s already installed, you’re ready to make your 1st contact form.

Step 2: Create Your Website Contact Page

In this step, we’re going to build a custom Contact Us page for your Elementor website.

From the WordPress dashboard, click Pages and click the Add New button.

Add Contact Us page for Elementor contact form

Go ahead and type your title at the top.

Add contact page title in Elementor

Now let’s switch to Elementor. Click the blue Edit with Elementor button at the top of the screen.

Edit contact page with Elementor

Wait a few seconds for Elementor to load up in your browser.

On the left, you’ll see different elements that you can add to your page. In the Basic section, you’ll see an icon labeled WPForms.

Go ahead and drag it onto your page, then click Create a Form.

Elementor create a form

Now we’re ready to make your form. This will take less than 5 minutes.

Step 3: Make Your Elementor Contact Form

Next up, we’re going to make a form using WPForms.

The contact form template has all of the fields you need to get messages from your website. If you want, you can add extra functionality like dropdowns and checkboxes in the user friendly form builder.

First, in the WPForms setup screen, type in a name your form at the top.

Name your Elementor contact form

Scroll down a little and you’ll see the form templates.

If you have WPForms Lite, you’ll have a few templates to choose from to get you started. Upgrade to Pro if you want to add 100+ extra form templates to your site!

For now, let’s use the Simple Contact Form template. Click on it to open it in your browser.

Elementor contact form template

Now you’ve chosen a template, the WPForms builder will open.

The WPForms user interface is designed to be super easy for anyone to use. On the left, you can see all of the fields that are available to add to your contact form. On the right, you can see a live preview of your form.

Elementor contact form builder

If you want to customize the template, just drag any form field from the left hand panel to the form on the right. You can add dropdown lists, multiple choice questions, and more.

You can also drag fields up and down to move them around on your form.

If you want to open the field settings, click on the field once in the builder. When you look to the left hand panel, you’ll see the settings next to the form preview.

Customize your Elementor contact form fields

Go ahead and click on each field to set it up the way you want it. When you’re done, click Save at the top.

Elementor Form Notifications

Now let’s check the messages that will be sent when the form is submitted. In the form builder, click Settings, and then click the Notifications menu item on the left.

On the right, you can see the notification email that will be sent to you when your form is submitted. You can customize the email here if you want to.

Elementor contact form notifications

Did you notice that the email will be sent to {admin_email}? That’s a placeholder for the Administrator email address in WordPress.

You can delete {admin_email} and type in your business email address here, or change the admin email address in WordPress if it’s wrong.

Elementor Form Confirmation Message

Next, click Confirmations. On this screen, we can customize the message that shows up on the front end when the form is submitted.

This is optional, so you can just leave the default message if you’re happy with it.

Elementor form builder confirmation message

And that’s it! It’s time to click the Save button at the top. You can close the form builder by clicking the X at the top-right of the form builder window.

And we’re done using the form builder. All we need to do now is publish the Contact page.

Step 4: Publish Your Elementor Contact Form

You can publish your Contact page in exactly the same way that you publish regular pages in Elementor.

All you need to do is click the green Publish button at the bottom.

Publish your Elementor contact form

Finally, click Have a Look to see your contact form on your website.

View Elementor contact form page

And that’s it!

Your Elementor contact form is live and ready for your visitors to use.

Published Elementor contact form

If you want to customize your form, WPForms lets you easily change the text color, typography, and background color using CSS.

If you’d like more info, check out these articles on contact form design and styling:

And that’s it! Now you know how to make Elementor contact forms the easy way.

Next, explore the features in WPForms Pro to learn how to make advanced forms like:

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Fix Elementor Contact Form Notification Emails

Are you having trouble receiving Elementor contact form submissions by email? It’s easy to fix this problem so you always get your email notifications.

Check out this guide to fix Elementor contact forms not sending email.

Don’t forget! Now you’ve made an Elementor form, you’ll also want to make a form that connects to your favorite email marketing service. You can do that easily in WPForms Pro, which comes with addons for:

  • Drip
  • Mailchimp
  • Constant Contact
  • AWeber
  • And more.

Ready to build your form? Get started today with the easiest WordPress contact form plugin. WPForms Pro includes tons of premium addons and offers a 14-day money-back guarantee.

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